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Today is my eleventh Leap Day, which happens to be my lucky number. On my tenth, in 2012, I took a Leap of Faith, I changed the name of my blog, from Four of a Kind to Bereaved and Blessed, and moved it from Blogger to Self-Hosted WordPress, with this/my own URL. We had lived […]

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Yesterday I was determined to “catch up” on putting away my laundry (i.e. attack the pile of clean clothes that had accumulated on the floor on my side of our bedroom). I was off to a good start and had gotten about 2/3 of it in their places when I noticed 2 things: #1 – […]

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It’s my word for today. Really, it should be my word for this year. It’s the thing I struggle with most as a parent. It’s also something that I need to focus on more in other areas of my life. From keeping our home clean and organized to my work as a health and fitness coach, […]

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Getting there… Going, going… Blood Moon! Photos taken with my Canon EOS 70D, looking south from the back porch of our home, in our Beverly neighborhood, in Chicago, IL, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, between 1:00 – 3:00 a.m. (CST).

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Welcome to the fifth check-in for the Summer Shed! Here is the back story about this support group/blog hop for those trying to be accountable for the positive changes we are making in our lives in 2013. After ten weeks of doing the Winter Shed and thirteen doing the Spring Shed, we have moved on […]

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Welcome to the fourth check-in for the Summer Shed! Here is the back story about this support group/blog hop for those trying to be accountable for the positive changes we are making in our lives in 2013. After ten weeks of doing the Winter Shed and thirteen doing the Spring Shed, we have moved on […]

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